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Joseph Finnegan
Birth: Nov. 17, 1814
Death: Oct. 29, 1885

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Along with Brigadier General Alfred Holt Colquitt, he was in command of the defense of Florida from Union troops at Olustee on February 20, 1864. The battle, while small compared to other battles of the war, was the largest in Florida. After their defeat at Olustee, the Union forces remained in Jacksonville until the end of the war, not venturing out in a significant force again. The Union had casualties of 1,861 and the Confederacy had casualties of 946. The battle is re-enacted every February. 
 
Burial:
Olustee Battlefield State Historic Site *
Olustee
Baker County
Florida, USA
Plot: Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy Florida Division
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Record added: Aug 12, 2000
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Joseph Finnegan
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Joseph Finnegan
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